A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Aguadilla in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 24/05/16 / 2016-05-24 05:09:47 / May 24, 2016 @ 5:09 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr16145000. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16145000. The epicenter was at a depth of 83 km (52 miles). The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:09:47 / 1:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -67.3854 West, latitude 18.5709 North, depth = 83 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Utuado, Arecibo, Sabana Grande (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days three hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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